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How are federal government publications arranged?
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Most federal government publications are arranged by Superintendent of Documents (SuDocs) call number.

Some larger sets are shelved separately. These include:

  • Annals of Congress
  • Census publications
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Congressional Globe
  • Congressional Record
  • Country Studies
  • Foreign Relations of the United States
  • Handbook of North American Indians
  • Public Papers of the Presidents
  • Register of Debates in Congress
  • Smithsonian Bureau of Ethnology Reports
  • Statutes at Large
  • Trials of War Criminals (Nuremberg Trials)
  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set
  • United States Code
  • United States Reports (Supreme Court decisions)

For any questions, check with the Government Information Office on the Ground floor of Bailey/Howe Library, or contact us at or (802) 656-2542.